Resources

Spending three weeks over the 2019 holiday season in the El Paso/Juárez area has strengthened my resolve to share widely about what is happening at our southern border.
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Resources to explore why people are seeking refuge and how a long history of European colonization and U.S. intervention in Latin America have shaped the conditions from which people are fleeing.
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Sisters of Mercy participate in national coalitions engaged in advocacy related to U.S. immigration and refugee policy. Explore our immigration partner organizations and immigrant-led organizations to see how you can get involved in the movement for comp
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The need for volunteers at the border is critical, see how you can get involved.
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The following are some films and books that feature immigration issues and can be used to foster conversations with friends, family, co-workers, parishioners and others about just and humane immigration reform. Related discussion guides are available for
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Four sample letters are available to customize before sending to the editor
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Article from Viva Mercy on actions of solidarity that include accompanying immigrants to ICE appointments, organizing sanctuary in a number of ways, learning about root causes of migration, political and community advocacy, and direct legal support.
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These are resources to assist those who are accompanying immigrants and refugees. They include information regarding emergency response to raids, tools for knowing your rights, court accompaniment, the #DefundHate campaign and the sanctuary movement.
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Masbely Del Cid, a Mercy who lives in Honduras, speaks about the need to address sustainability issues impacting all facets of life in her country.
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This resource provides stories, reflection and facts demonstrating that people living in poverty are forced to flee their countries each year in order to support themselves and their families.
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The call to solidarity with immigrants, migrants, refugees, and all diverse peoples in our midst is the fruit of conversion and communion in Christ.
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Although dated, this document provides thoughtful connections between immigration, poverty, racism, the Earth, women and non-violence.
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